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Easy Ways to Get Rid of Bad Breath from Garlic or Onion

Easy Ways to Get Rid of Bad Breath from Garlic or Onion Illustration-Bad breath. (PHOTO:
Monday, 01 April 2019 - 21:39

TIMESMALAYSIA, JAKARTABad breath could eliminate your self esteem. One of them is from the smelly food like onion or garlic in your food. Here are some easy tips from Klik Dokter you need to do.

1. Chew gum

After eating a meal with a lot of garlic, chew on a piece of minty gum to get rid of the smell. Not only will it leave a fresh scent in your mouth, but it will also stimulate saliva production which helps to wash away bacteria and food in the mouth. 

2. Mouthwash

One of the most effective ways to neutralize the odiferous sulfur compounds in a food like garlic is to use a mouthwash with chlorine dioxide or zinc.

3. Essential oil

Essential oil like peppermint, rosemary, myrrh, dan eucalyptol could also help reduce the bad breath. This kind of oil usually will be mix with mouthwash ti get the best result.

4. Apple, parsley or mint

According to research from Ohio State University, consuming apple, parsley, or mint is more effective than taking mouthwash. Plant chemicals like chlorophyll and polyphenols bind to sulfur compounds in garlic and help neutralize odor.

Just make sure you remember these tips after your romantic dinner because bad breath might attack you anytime anywhere especially on your special date.

Writer : Deasy Mayasari
Editor : Khodijah Siti
Publisher : Lucky Setyo Hendrawan